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Cobalt Violet · 5d ago

The Little Maasai Girl ~ Choosing a Subject and Reference from the Past

“Through all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist: Give me a chance to do my best. ” ~Karen BlixenBabette's Feast & Other Anecdotes of Destiny
Cobalt Violet · 1W ago

National Museum of Women in Art

What would life be without art? Science prolongs life.To consist of what-eating, drinking, and sleeping?What is the good of living longerif it only a matter of satisfying the requirements that sustain life?All this is nothing with out the charm of ar...
Cobalt Violet · 2W ago

Monuments to America at Night ~ D.C. and Philadelphia

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.Always remember,you have within you the strength,t...
Cobalt Violet · 1M ago

Women's March on Washington

We are mothers. We are caregivers. We are artists. We are activists. We are entrepreneurs,...
Cobalt Violet · 2M ago

Beautiful Artist, Beautiful Gift

I believe we all have gifts, some hidden ... and some not so hidden. But then, there are people like Sarah, with a gift that we all get to be moved by, enjoy, revel in, and be taken to anoth...
Cobalt Violet · 2M ago

Goodbye 2016 ~Descanso Gardens ~ Enchanted Forest of Light and 2016 Goodbyes

I don't want my life to imitate art, I want my life to be art.~Carrie FisherDescanso GardensEnchanted Forest of LightLa Cañada Flintridge, Californiathrough January 8thIt's New Years Eve, and it was a tough year for a lot of people. There was a lot o...
Cobalt Violet · 3M ago

Christmastime in Los Angeles ~ Rodeo Drive and Pasadena

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.~Hamilton Wright MabieLast week I met my Lauren over on Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, for happy hour. Yes, there's even happy hour in Beverly Hills, at Wolfgang's Steakhouse....
Cobalt Violet · 3M ago

San Diego and Julian at Christmas!

Yes, it's Christmastime but I was also heading down to San Diego to celebrate my birthday....
Cobalt Violet · 3M ago

Memory Creating the Self ~ Experiential Memory

Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.~Rumi2/4/2015 7 3/4" x 5 3/4"450.00Yet another post about my solo show! (I did mention there were 33 pieces in all.)There were 15 works in the "Experiential Memory" group of paintings. Some I've alr...
Cobalt Violet · 4M ago

Memory Creating the Self: Genetic Memory and my Maternal Ancestors

Without memory, there is no culture.Without memory,there would be no civilization, no society, no future.~Elie WeiselMemory Creating the Self:Genetic Memory SeriesMy last post was a few of the patrilineal paintings, and these are from my matrilineal ...